The Science of Nutrition Study Set 1

Nutrition

Quiz 14 :

Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight

Quiz 14 :

Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight

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Casey would like to lose 0.9 kg in one week. His present energy expenditure is 3 500 kcals a day. Assuming he would like to lose weight without making changes to his energy expenditure, approximately how many kilocalories should he consume each day to achieve his goal?
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The primary determinant of basal metabolic rate is an individual's:
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Kelly is 160 cm tall and weighs 60 kg. Approximately, what is her BMI (body mass index)in kg/m2?
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A limitation in using the body mass index is that:
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Which of the following people would have the lowest risk of developing health problems?
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The label of a ready-to-eat cereal box indicates that 1 cup contains 32 grams of carbohydrate, 4 grams of protein, and 2 grams of fat. How many kcals are there in two cups of this cereal?
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George's dinner contains 750 kilocalories. Approximately how many kilocalories will George expend in order to process this meal?
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For the average person, approximately ________ percent of their total daily energy expenditure is attributable to basal metabolism.
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Which of the following assessment techniques can be used to evaluate an individual's fat distribution pattern?
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At what age does the basal metabolic rate typically start to decline?
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Abdominal obesity increases a person's risk for:
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A body weight that exceeds 100% of the normal standard for a given height is called:
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Which of the following individuals would most likely have the highest basal metabolic rate?
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Which of the following methods would provide the most accurate estimate of a person's body fat?
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Which of the following nutrients provide a source of energy for the body?
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Which of the following correctly describes the energy balance equation?
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About ________ percent of our daily energy expenditure is attributable to the thermic effect of food.
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Chun is an 22-year-old post-secondary student who is 170 cm tall and weighs 62 kg. Her physical activity for the day includes walking her dog for 30 minutes and she would classify herself as low active. Approximately what is her estimated energy requirement (EER)?
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Jerome is 5'9" tall and weighs 210 pounds. Jerome's BMI indicates that he is:
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Paula is a Caucasian female living in North America. Her waist circumference measurement is 92 cm. Based on her waist circumference, how would you classify Paula's health risk?
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